TENEBRAE: Songs in the Shadow of the Cross

Tuesday, March 27, 7 pm FREE (no collection taken or donations asked) All welcome The Latin word for “shadows” or “darkness,”¬†tenebrae¬†is the name given to the Church’s celebration of the Hours of Matins and Lauds for Holy Week. It was much more common before Vatican II, but today it’s often used as a “choral preparation” or meditation on the themes of the Passion. A great number of composers have written some beautiful meditative pieces for this rite. Psalms and hymns of lament are read and […]

Shine Forth: A Candlelight Christmas Concert

Wednesday, December 13 7 pm Join us for an evening of candlelight, music, and the season’s good cheer, as we wait in joyful hope for the Coming! A freewill offering of $5 suggested (at the door). All funds gathered go towards the renovation of our West Philadelphia architectural landmark! A light dessert reception will follow in the parish hall.